2015 Encore – Divisional Competition

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Vocal soloist Brynne Begonia sang two songs, earning her spot for the Territorial Encore Competition.

On Saturday, May 9, The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division held their second youth music and performance competition at the Kroc Center in Kapolei.

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For the Singing Company category, our Kroc, Kauluwela, and Hilo Corps competed for a spot in the Territorial Encore Competition. Our Kauluwela Mission Corps received the most points and will advance onto the Territorial competition on June 13 in Pasadena. A total of ten singers and their chaperones, two adult helpers and the song leader will be going to Pasadena and plan to raise $5,000 for their airfare, food, accommodations, and conference fees. “The kids in our corps are so excited. This is such a special opportunity for them to travel and see different Singing Companies across the Territory,” said Janniese Mulch, one of the helpers and also a Divisional Headquarters employee. “We’re hoping we can raise enough money for the entire group to compete.”

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The Kaneohe Corps graced the audience with a beautiful hula.

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“Our halau is so proud to be here and represent our corps,” said Major Florence Rodriguera of the Kaneohe Corps.

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Among the performance acts was the talented Hilo Corps Timbral Group.

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Mahalo to all of our Singing Companies, soloists and performers! You all represent the beauty in the Hawaiian & Pacific Islands. 

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